Obituaries

Edward Soboll

Friday, September 4, 2015

Claremont, N.H. — Edward Soboll, 92, of Claremont died on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at his home. A full obituary notice will be in next week’s paper. Visiting hours will be held at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street on Friday, Sept. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Joseph Church, Elm …

Ernest “Ernie” J. Manville

Friday, September 4, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernest “Ernie” J. Manville, 74, a lifelong area resident died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson, Mo. He was born June 13, 1941, in Hanover, N.H. to the late Paul & Virginia (Rancourt) Manville. Ernie graduated from Lebanon High School, class of 1960 and had worked for both Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center …

Gail Dunn Stickney

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Aurora, Colo. — Gail Dunn Stickney, 80, of Aurora, Colo, is now home with our Lord and Savior. Gail passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, Aug. 18, 2015, at her home. Gail was born June 10, 1935 in Winchendon, Mass. She was the second of three children of Edmund and Viola Dunn. On Feb. 23, 1957, she wed her husband Noyes C. Stickney, …

Carol S. Schell

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Nobleboro, Maine — Carol S. Schell, 83, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine. On Saturday, Sept. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta, Maine, there will be a tribute to Carol Schell by her friends reflecting her …

Agatha Walker Poor

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Scarborough, Maine — Agatha Walker Poor, 94, died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at Piper Shores in Scarborough where she had resided since 2002. Aggie lived in Ridgewood, N.J. from 1946 to 2002 and summered on Nantucket from the mid-1950s to 2013. She is survived by two …

James Mason Piper

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Orford, N.H. — James Mason Piper, age 44, died on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, very suddenly at his home in Orford with his wife by his side through his last moments. Jim was born on Oct. 26, 1970, in Hanover, N.H. He was the son of William and …

John F. Joline IV

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — John F. Joline IV passed away June 3, 2015. Celebration of Life: “A Life Well Loved and Well Lived” at 4 p.m. on Sept. 12, 2015. at the AVA Gallery & Art Center at 11 Bank St. in Lebanon. …

A Life: Willard M. Hathaway, 1928 — 2014; ‘Always Interested in Doing Things, in Keeping Busy’

Monday, August 31, 2015

Unity — In his nearly 86 years, it seems Willard Hathaway knew little else but hard work. Some may curse a life of toil, but for Hathaway it was his greatest blessing and joy after his wife and …

Christopher R. Manning

Monday, August 31, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Christopher R. Manning, 31, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. The son of Gary E. Manning and Carol A. Rogers (Stender), Chris spent most of his years growing up in Sharon and South Royalton, Vt., spending time with his cousins on his grandparent’s farm. Chris …

Philip J. Diana Jr.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Philip J. Diana Jr., age 77, died on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at home in West Lebanon, N.H. Born Oct. 22, 1937 in New Haven, Conn., to Jennie and Philip Diana Sr., he attended Wilbur Cross High School. On May 7, 1960, he married his …

Persis G. Stillson

Monday, August 31, 2015

Hartland, Vt. — The committal service for Persis G. Stillson, 98, a former longtime resident of Hartland, who passed away June 18, 2015 at the Thompson House Nursing Home in Brattleboro, Vt., will be held Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Hartland Village Cemetery in …

Shirley M. Hamel

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Hartford, Vt.—Shirley M. Hamel, 78, died Saturday, August 29, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Anne Hahn Scotford

Saturday, August 29, 2015

East, Thetford, Vt.— Anne Hahn Scotford, designer, silversmith, photo archivist, and hostess to multitudes of hungry Dartmouth students, died Friday August 28, 2015 in her home, cared for by her three daughters. She was 95 and a resident of East Thetford, Vt. since 1972. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. …